Am I eligible?
If you are an undergraduate student and will/have graduated from UTM between June 2021 - June 2023 then you are eligible to apply to this program. We are working with candidates from all disciplines and backgrounds.
We encourage you to complete the following online workshops before applying for RGOP:
How does this program work?
This program is designed to help you transition from the classroom to the workplace through scheduled group work and career coaching. To be eligible for paid work placements, you must travel through the program as a cohort and complete the following 4 components:
- Introduction to RGOP & Storytelling
- Resume & Cover Letter Writing Working Session
- How to Make LinkedIn Work for You
- Effective Interviews
In addition, you will be invited to participate in mandatory coaching sessions, mock interview appointments, and an exclusive networking event. Additional optional workshops, webinars, information sessions, etc will be shared to enhance your overall job search and build your toolkit.
Please note: All mandatory workshops, appointments and event(s) will be in-person for the Winter 2023 Cohort. Some dates and times may be subject to change.
|November 14, 2022||Applications Due|
|November 22 - December 9, 2022||Candidate Interviews|
|December 13, 2022||Candidate Offers|
|December 16, 2022||Deadline to submit the acceptance form|
|January 16, 2023||Workshop #1: Introduction to RGOP|
|January 23, 2023||
Workshop #2: Resume & Cover Letter Writing (Part 1)
|January 25, 2023||Workshop #2: Resume & Cover Letter Writing (Part 2)|
|January 30, 2023||Workshop #3: How to Make LinkedIn Work for You|
|February 6, 2023||
Workshop #4: Effective Interviews
|February 6 - March 17, 2023||RGOP Candidate Mock Interviews & Coaching Appointments|
Am I guaranteed a work placement?
While the Career Centre and program cannot guarantee a work placement, we do make a tremendous effort to help you obtain job interviews with various organizations across the Greater Toronto Area. Please see our list of RGOP sample employers that showcases recent roles and companies that have partnered with and recruited from the RGOP.
How do I apply to this program?
To apply to this program, you will need to complete the following steps as outlined on the Get Started Page.
Frequently Asked Questions
To see answers to some of our frequently asked questions, please read through this document. RGOP Frequently Asked Questions
I have more questions
To have your general questions answered, you can always call the Career Centre at 905-828-5451. If you have specific questions about the application, how this program will benefit you, or what type of placements are available, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.